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Columbia’s Reasn Delivers Painful “American Dream” [New Music]

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Had a dream I was President, then I woke up in jail / What’s the American Dream if your real life is hell?

Since touring the nation with B.o.B earlier this year, Columbia, MO singer/songwriter Reasn has been busy preparing for the release of his full length album 70 West, slated for release on 11/11.

Today, the artist brings harsh reality to light in his rock-infused single “American Dream” produced by Theron “Neff-U” Feemster. This original version of the song appears Reasn’s ’70 West’ EP, and a remix featuring Trae Tha Truth will appear on the official album as well.

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The Word: B.O.B Disses Famed American Astrophysicist and Cosmologist Neil deGrasse Tyson On Track “Flatline”, Tyson Responds With “Flat to Fact”

B.O.B. hits Hollywood night hot spot, COUTURE, to party with two of the hottest chicks in the game, model, ROSA ACOSTA, and model, DAPHNE JOY (mother of 50 Cent's youngest son).

It’s no secret B.o.B. is out there when it comes to conspiracy theories and he’s extremely woke.Yesterday on Twitter he stretched to the far reaches of the galaxy with his lastest theory of the Earth being flat! Yes he went there, and he really truly believes the Earth is not round as it has proven to be by the scientific community.

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B.O.B.’s rant on Twitter yesterday pretty much had us all scratching our heads and wondering exactly what is this man smoking? He’s obviously higher than the airplanes he rapped about on his hit record of the same name. The rapper went on a tirade on Twitter, tweeting pictures trying to prove his point to the masses he feel are sheep, here are some of them:

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All folks could do was just sit there and shake their heads as he just went on and on about the Earth being flat. Thank god for Neil deGrasse Tyson though who probably saw Bobby Ray’s timeline and was like:

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Tyson quickly injected some knowledge into the debate, he corrected the rapper on mistakes he made in his tweets:

He also let B.o.B. know even though his logic is ass-backwards we can still enjoy his music when he said:

Being five centuries regressed in your reasoning doesn’t mean we all can’t still like your music.

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B.o.B., who once rapped he’s “out of his mind” on a record couldn’t just let it go and dropped a song going at the astrophysicist, yes you read correctly he dissed Neil deGrasse Tyson. The track in question is titled “Flatline”,now many immediately thought this some sort of promotion for his upcoming album. He insists it’s not, take a listen to the track “Flatline” below:

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Well you didn’t think it would just end there would it? Tyson got the help of his nephew to respond to B.o.B’s diss track titled “Flat to Fact”. The track follows the same idea as Drake’s diss record directed towards Meek Mill “Back To Back”. It’s quite entertaining listen to it below:

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This definitely has to be the nerdiest beef ever! B.o.B. is dead serious on the “Flat Earth” movement which has definitely been gaining traction  as of late. Doesn’t necessarily mean it’s right but we think B.o.B. should take the L on this one cause clearly he’s wrong. This is Neil deGrasse Tyson’s arena and we are very sure the guy knows exactly what the hell he is talking about.

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Stay Fly!

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Fly Interview: Cool Amerika Says “Bow Wow Had The Meaning of ‘DAB’ Wrong, It Comes From Your Style, Your Swag”

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New up & coming duo, Cool Amerika stopped by the SFPL Studio to talk about their new music & videos, T.I., OutKast, Bow Wow, the REAL meaning of the dance craze — #DAB, internet beef: Erykah vs. Iggy Azalea and much more.

FLY VISUAL: COOL AMERIKA – “DO IT LIKE ME”

When asked about Bow Wow’s YouTube video about his version of what the DAB really means:

I get what he’s saying but he had it wrong. DAB came from how you dress, how you put it on, but it has to be in you — not on you. You be in mirror checking yourself out like….Wooooo (hence “I look fresh”) [insert DAB]!

FLY VISUAL: COOL AMERIKA – “LAME JAMES” FEAT. YOUNG SNEAD

With a new album and mixtape on the way in 2016, the fellas advise us of features from the likes of; Wayne Wonder, B.o.B, recently being released from jail — rapper & 1/3 of MigosOffset and more. On their wish list, fingers are crossed to work with Tory Lanez, Bryson Tiller, RJ & Choice, Nicki Minaj.

FLY VISUAL: COOL AMERIKA – “GET YOUR HATE ON”

Peep the FULL interview below:

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Make sure you download Cool Amerika’s latest mixtape No Taxes 2 at www.livemixtapes.com.

The fellas also appeared on B.o.B.’s NASA project, which dropped 11/23 on www.datpiff.com

Follow Them: instagram.com/1CoolAmerica | twitter.com/1CoolAmerica | facebook.com/1CoolAmerika

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Fly Visual: Cool Amerika – “Do It Like Me”

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Turn up as ATL’s Cool Amerika preps us for weekend parties (and shopping) with their visual for “Do It Like Me”, directed by Kreative Kingpins. You can also find the duo on B.o.B‘s newest release NASA, featured on the song “Too High”.

FLY VISUAL: COOL AMERIKA – “GET YOUR HATE ON”

“Do It Like Me” produced by Buddah Bless appears on the Cool Amerika’s No Taxes 2 mixtape, which is out now.

Check it out below:

No Taxes 2 (no DJ version) on iTunes: HERE
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Fly Interview: Sevyn Streeter Talks Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, Brandy & more with SFPL TV

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The lovely Sevyn Streeter stopped by SFPL TV to give us a description of her new project Should Been There Pt. 1 and the inspiration behind it. The talented star also talks about her beau B.o.B and what she would do in a Nicki Minaj vs. Meek Mill vs. Drake situation.

Sevyn also talked about her favorite artists like: Usher, Brandy, Lauryn Hill and more. While asked who she would choose to remake the classic Brandy & Monica duet hit “The Boy Is Mine” with — you would be quite surprised with her answer and it’s actually a good one! We can’t wait to see it in action if it happens!

Check out the FULL interview below:

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FLY INTERVIEW: ‘STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON’ CAST TALKS MOVIE ROLES, DRAKE VS. MEEK MILL BEEF & MORE

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Nile Rodgers Honored as Icon At BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards + DJ Mustard, B.o.B, Sevyn Streeter, Snoop Dogg, Deborah Cox, Kelly Price, Evan Ross, Tyrese + more

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Broadcast Music, Inc.®, (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, presented the BMI Icon Award to GRAMMY-winning songwriter, composer, producer, arranger and guitarist, Nile Rodgers, at the 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, held at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on August 28th. The star-studded event celebrates the songwriters, producers and publishers of the most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs of the previous year.

Rodgers was honored for his unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers and his ability to connect people through song and defy musical expectations. As the 2015 BMI Icon Award recipient, Rodgers joins an elite list of previous honorees that includes The Jacksons, Snoop Dogg, George Clinton, James Brown, Isaac Hayes, Little Richard and Al Green, to name a few.

The evening featured a slew of performances: B.o.B opened with a medley of hits, followed by IloveMakonnen who kept the energy going with “Tuesday.” Backed by music director Rickey Minor, as well as band and Donald Lawrence’s vocals, the high-powered Icon tribute was kicked off by R&B chanteuses Kelly Price covering “Upside Down,” Deborah Cox’s delivery of “I’m Coming Out,” Kathy Sledge and the Company offering a rousing rendition of “We Are Family,” and Empire’s V. Bozeman’s vibrant version of “I Want Your Love.” The celebration continued with CeeLo Green’s dynamic performance of “Let’s Dance.” The night concluded with the top honoree taking the stage to perform fan favorites “Good Times” and “Rappers Delight,” with hip-hop legend Chuck D joining Rodgers.

Additional top honors presented at the awards ceremony: John Legend “All of Me” earned the Song of the Year prize; DJ Mustard was crowned the Songwriter of the Year for penning hits “2 On,” “Don’t Tell ‘Em,” “I Don’t F**ck With You,” “Main Chick,” “My Hitta,” “Na Na,” “No Mediocre,” “Paranoid,” “Show Me,” and “Who Do You Love?” DJ Mustard also won the coveted Producer of the Year award for the second year in a row, while Universal Music Publishing Group accepted the prestigious Publisher of the Year crystal for having 18 of the most-performed songs from the previous year. BMI also recognized top producers Kanye West, J Cole, Jim Jonsin, Michael “Finatik” Mulé and Isaac De Boni.

SoMo won the BMI Social Star Award. Selected by fans voting via Twitter and Instagram, the award salutes the BMI R&B/hip-hop songwriter who has best demonstrated the power of social media to showcase their songwriting talents.

BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill and Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations, Atlanta, Catherine Brewton shared the evening’s hosting duties with R&B artist and actor Ray J.

Guests celebrated and mingled while enjoying Red Bull cocktails during the evening’s festivities. BMI partnered with HD Radio, TW Steel, Provider Inc. and KIND Snacks to present the 2015 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards.

Photos by Lester Cohen & Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for BMI

Photos Provided to SFPL by BMI, Inc. 

Check out the FULL gallery below:

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Fly Stream: Sevyn Streeter ‘Should Been There Pt. 1’

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Sevyn Streeter pops the trunk of her most anticipated EP to date! Today, the soulful gem delivers the massive sounds of Should Been There Pt. 1 and it’s majorly dope.

Standout tracks gracing the project: “Don’t Kill The Fun” feat. Chris Brown, “Boomerang” feat. Hit-Boy, “Should Been There” feat. B.o.B, “2-Years, 2-Late” and more.

Streeter readies her upcoming album On The Verge, which is due later this year. But in the meantime, enjoy the heartfelt music collage of love emotions from talented singer-songwriter herself:

Purchase it on iTunes as well.

-@GabrielofSFPL

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New Video: Sevyn Streeter feat. B.o.B – “Shoulda Been There” (Lyric Video)

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Sevyn Streeter‘s new project Shoulda Been There Pt. 1 is on it’s way [July 17th] but in the meantime, the seasoned singer-songwriter drops a fresh new lyric video in honor of the titled album, features boyfriend B.o.B.

Watch as the duo enjoy each other’s company, while Sevyn blasts an old flame for missing out on a good thing.

B.o.B chants in the song:

I TOOK YOUR PLACE!

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Sevyn’s debut album album On the Verge is coming soon.

‘Shoulda Been There PT. 1’ Tracklisting

1. “(Intro) Let’s Talk About It”
2. “Don’t Kill the Fun” feat. Chris Brown
3. “A Bad Situation (Interlude)”
4. “Consistent”
5. “A Piece of Advice (Interlude)”
6. “Love in Competition”
7. “Infinite Chance (Interlude)”
8. “Boomerang” feat. Hit-Boy
9. “2 Years, 2 Late (Interlude)”
10. “Just Being Honest”
11. “Shoulda Been There (Interlude)”
12. “Shoulda Been There” feat. B.o.B
13. “(Outro) Do the Games Ever Stop Pt. 1″

@GabrielofSFPL

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Essence Fest 2015: The 12th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards hosted by Terrance J & Keke Palmer [Photos]

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During this year’s Essence Music Festival, celebs hit the gold carpet for the 12th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

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The lively annual event hosted by Terrance J. and Keke Palmer took place during EMF weekend to recognize exceptional leaders who make positive contributions within the African-American community.

The 2015 Honorees were:

 

Community Service Youth Award (CCYA) Recipients: 

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Others in attendance were: B.o.B, Sevyn Streeter, Yolanda Adams, Amber Riley, Smokie Norful, Johnathan McReynolds, Andra Day, Raheem DeVaughn, Dee-1, Avery Sunshine, Avant, Flex & Shanice, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner and more.

[Photos by Gabriel Williams (of SFPL) & Peter G. Frost]

Check out more photos below…

-(@GabrielofSFPL)

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Watch: Hustle Gang feat. T.I., B.o.B, Yung Booke, Shad Da God, Big Kuntry King & Spodee – “I Don’t F**k With You” [Fly Visual]

It’s not the remix to Big Sean‘s trending hit but it does carry the same title. T.I.‘s Hustle Gang unit, which includes: B.o.B, Yung Booke, Shad Da God, Big Kuntry King and Spodee roundup for the new visual to “I Don’t F**k With You,” which can be found on last year’s G.D.O.D. 2  mixtape. Check it out above!